Good news guys…. RPI model b rev 2 will be manufactured in UK not in China
Based on what I’ve read, from the very start they really planned on producing the Raspberry Pi in the UK but at that time they couldn’t find a company who could do it, that’s why they decided to have it manufactured from China.
You can really save money if you use the Raspberry Pi for torrent downloading (your electric consumption is like just charging your smartphone 24/7) rather than using HTPC or desktop which is using 300w or higher.
There’s also the headless setup. For torrent-ing, using only the power and lan cable: <click here for link>
Above is a stackable laser cut Raspberry Pi Casing from 3mm clear acrylic. You can see more pictures from this FB Photo album: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.438278512878016&type=1
It only cost Php 400 each.
“In the six months since we launched Raspberry Pi, we’ve received a lot of feedback about the original board design. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be gradually rolling out a new revision 2.0 PCB which incorporates some of the most popular suggestions.” – Eben
Reset, cam-GPIO, updated GPIO, mounting holes, enough power to run external hard drives, etc.
Details here: http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1929#comments